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Thursday, February, 8 2018    

Cavalier SC's Kamoy Simpson squeezes the ball past Sandals South Coast's goalkeeper Obrian Vennor to score the second goal in their 2-1 win in yesterday's Red Stripe Premier League encounter at Stadium East. In the day's earlier game Reno pushed Boys' Town FC closer to relegation with a 1-0... Read More

Hope hundred, Holder burst flatten Marooners

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

LUCAS STREET, Barbados (CMC) – Stylish right-hander Shai Hope stroked his fourth List A hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride continued their dominant march through the Regional Super50 with a 183-run trouncing of Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners here... Read More

Oval to host historic 'pink ball' Test

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Kensington Oval will host the Caribbean's first ever day-night Test when West Indies host Sri Lanka in the final Test of the three-match series at the historic venue, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed. Read More

Smith Defends John Powell Open Title for 2018

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

Super National Master (SNM) Shreyas Smith continued his chess dominance in Jamaica after defending his Open section title recently at the 11th staging of the International Arbiter FIDE Master (IA FM) John Powell Memorial at Liberty Academy, after finishing undefeated on... Read More

READY FOR MILO RELAYS

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

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MBU continue pursuit of top six spot in Premier League Play UWI FC today at Wespow Park

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Fresh from their big win over Harbour View in their rescheduled game on Sunday, Read More

Faulkland seek mid-season final berth in Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Faulkland FC could secure their first-ever mid-season final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League if they beat former champions Granville United in a second-round game to be... Read More

Chinese coaches depart under technical agreement in sport

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has described as “successful” the first phase in the implementation of a three-year technical agreement on sport between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China. Read More

Fool runnings? Jamaicans say bobsleigh movie off-track

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

PYEONGCANG, South Korea (AFP) — Jamaica's men's bobsleigh team famously turned heads at the 1988 Calgary Olympics, their ballsy attempt at the white-knuckle sliding sport later immortalised by the cult film "Cool Runnings".Thirty years on, a women's team from the Caribbean... Read More

Hurricanes blow cold as Kent take win

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Leeward Islands Hurricanes suffered a second-straight defeat in the Regional Super50 when they went down to English County Kent by nine wickets in their Group B encounter here yesterday. Read More

Tivoli hope to halt losing skid against wobbly Harbour View

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@ jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

Former champions Tivoli Gardens will be trying to halt their two-game losing skid when they travel to Harbour View at 7:00 pm, in one of three Red Stripe Premier League games on today. Read More

MBU's African connection wants to leave legacy

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

TUCKER, St James — He is not the most vocal player in a noisy Montego Bay United (MBU) team, but their newest starter Nicholas Amponsah has made his presence felt as he immediately became a fixture in the centre of the defence. Read More

Hitting out

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

Aldaine Thomas sparkled with a rearguard century as the Jamaica Select XI repelled touring England Lions yesterday in the three-day warm-up match at Sabina Park. Read More

Absent refs disrupt high school girls football league

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

Games in the Kingston and St Andrew section of the 2018 ISSA/Lockerroom Sports High School Girls Football competition were postponed yesterday due to the unavailability of referees. Read More

Dino Williams slowly returning to old goalscoring self

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

TUCKER, St James — For the most part of the Red Stripe Premier League season, Dino Williams, who missed most of the first round, was a shadow of his prodigious goalscoring self. Until the last four games that is. Read More



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